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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Power Supply

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Major report from Eirgrid says Ireland may have electricity shortages over next five winters
Minister Eamon Ryan said this morning that the government can’t be “absolutely certain” blackouts won’t occur.
Eirgrid points to surge in demand for electricity and a fall in energy sources in new report.
Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan says energy supplies will be "tight" in the coming years.
Commission for Regulation of Utilities suggests lifespan of coal and oil-burning plants may be extended to fix problem.
Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
Waterford United receive lifeline after Swindon Town chairman agrees takeover
Lee Power represented Ireland at youth level.
Man (73) climbs pylon to support dead candidate in France's presidential election
The gentleman was giving his backing to the long-since deceased French statesman Charles de Gaulle.
ESB union will serve notice of industrial action on Friday
The largest ESB union said it is now up to management to honour their agreement with workers on the company’s pension scheme.
Eircom to remove 20 'hazardous micro pillars' in Dublin
The company has committed to removing the pillars by 29 November but the council said it will still need planning permission for the other 161 around the city.
Power restored to most of 25,000 homes 'before nightfall' - ESB
The ESB says only a few hundred customers were without power overnight after freak storms blacked out thousands of homes.